It typically takes between 1 to 2 hours for nail polish to dry completely, but hands can often be used after 5 to 15 minutes if a nail polish dryer is used. It is always best for a person to apply nail polish when there ... More »

On average, nail polish takes one to two hours to become dry enough to avoid damage, but up to 24 hours to become completely dry. Drying time varies by brand and application method. More »

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Liquid Nails construction adhesive begins drying in 15 minutes and reaches maximum strength in about seven days, though actual dry time varies with humidity, temperature and adhered materials. Using the proper Liquid Nai... More »

Removing gel nail polish is easy to do with a few simple materials and tools by roughing up the surface of the nail, soaking the nails in acetone, gently lifting the gel polish from the nails and moisturizing the hands. ... More »

To take off nail polish, soak a cotton ball in nail polish remover, and press the soaked ball over the nail to for a few minutes to allow the polish soften. Wipe away the polish, clean the cuticles, and then wash and moi... More »

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Make nail polish dry faster by dunking hands into cold water, using a blow dryer or purchasing products designed to dry polish quickly when applied to a fresh manicure. Non-stick cooking spray also speeds the drying proc... More »

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To dry nail polish fast, allow nails to air dry for a couple of minutes before plunging them into ice-cold water for 3 minutes. Alternatively, apply very thin coats of polish, and blow cool air on the nails using a fan o... More »

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